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Prairie Meadows Hotel

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Bloomington, Minnesota, Usa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My company held annual work team building event here. We stayed in the hotel and held meetings and meals in various parts of the property. The staff was good, the food was good and the hotel was really nicely updated. Great looking place. My bed and shower were perfect. The casino was lively but to be honest I never heard... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time staying the hotel and we were very satisfied with our stay. We got a Junior Kink Suite which had a king bedroom separated by sliding door. The TV room has an L-shape couch with hide-a-bed. The two areas are separated by a small kitchenette, closet and a nice bathroom. The mattress and pillows were very comfortable and... More 

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Clear Lake, Iowa
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for anniversary. The room was huge clean modern. We ate at the buffet (usually avoid these) but this one was clean and very good . We were pleasantly surprised. We will revisit again. The casino was big and had no smoking area.

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Milton, Iowa, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife enjoyed a conference, and I enjoyed being so close to many big city things without having to deal with the big city headaches. Our room was very comfortable, very clean, and had a great selection of TV programming.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I came to town to attend the Iowa State Fair and to see a college roommate. We knew rooms might be scarce during that time so booked ahead figuring we could have a nice room, restaurants and play in the casino all in one place. The room was extremely nice, very clean and the beds were super... More 

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Fort Dodge
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Money comes in handy when booking a room at Prairie Meadows Hotel and Casino. The rooms are nice and the Hotel/Casino restaurant is great but we pay ALOT for the amenities. I am surprised the casino does not offer room reduction for casino play as The Isle and Tama offers....so we do not often stay at Prairie Meadows.

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Valley View, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

This hotel was VERY nice! The room was large, the air conditioner worked WONDERFULLY and it was very clean. Would highly recommend it! Would definitely go back! I have played at the casino many times, but this was the first I stayed at the hotel. Loved it!

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Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I attended a 2-day conference here. My administrator booked rooms at a different hotel because there were no more rooms available here at the conference price by the time he registered. I was a little apprehensive about possible cigarette odor because of the casino, but I was pleasantly surprised that I did not notice any at all in the conference... More 

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Thank IowaGozzie
Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the hotel and enjoyed an afternoon of races at the track. Our first impression of the hotel was that it was very clean and updated. The racing facilities were nicer than I expected. We were able to reserve a table in the clubhouse, with an awesome view of the track, free of charge. An... More 

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Cedar Rapids
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Having never before stayed here I thought I would give it a try. Its state fair time so I had to endure the "mark up" of room pricing. Even with a discount I still was forced to pay twice the normal rate. Needlesstosay, my suite was gorgeous. The suite came with a King sized bed; 40" tv; mini fridge; chair... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come see why Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack Hotel is Iowa's favorite place to play and stay. With more than 85,000 square feet of casino action, Prairie Meadows has every game you will want to play this side of Vegas. If you are looking for a relaxing night, kick your feet up in The Prairie Meadows Hotel. We offer contemporary rooms, impeccable service, and generous hotel amenities that include a saltwater pool, business center and airport shuttle. With a hotel so comfortable you will want to stay awhile. Looking for a new restaurant to try? Our delicious dining options are more than enough to satisfy any craving you have, from breakfast hot off the griddle to simple comfort food or even a chef-prepared entree. Check out our free entertainment in the smoke-free Finish Line Show Lounge. Our 168 room hotel has standard King rooms, Double Queen rooms, and many options of King Suites that are sure to make your stay luxurious. Book now to plan your getaway and experience a hotel unlike any other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prairie Meadows Hotel

Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-2100
Location: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range: $160 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prairie Meadows Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 168
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